[huhz-buh nd-muh n] /ˈhʌz bənd mən/
noun, plural husbandmen.
noun (pl) -men
c.1300, “head of a family;” early 14c., “tiller of the soil,” from husband (n.) + man (n.).
one whose business it is to cultivate the ground. It was one of the first occupations, and was esteemed most honourable (Gen. 9:20; 26:12, 14; 37:7, etc.). All the Hebrews, except those engaged in religious services, were husbandmen. (See AGRICULTURE.)
[huhz-buh n-dree] /ˈhʌz bən dri/ noun 1. the cultivation and production of edible crops or of animals for food; agriculture; farming. 2. the science of raising crops or food animals. 3. careful or thrifty management; frugality, thrift, or conservation. 4. the management of domestic affairs or of resources generally. /ˈhʌzbəndrɪ/ noun 1. farming, esp when […]
- Husein ibn-Ali
[hoo-sahyn ib-uh n-ah-lee, -ah-lee; hoo-seyn] /hʊˈsaɪn ˌɪb ənˈɑ li, -ɑˈli; hʊˈseɪn/ noun 1. 1856–1931, 1st king of Hejaz 1916–24. /hʊˈseɪn ˈɪbənˈɑːlɪ; ˈælɪ; hʊˈsaɪn/ noun 1. 1856–1931, first king of Hejaz (1916–24): initiated the Arab revolt against the Turks (1916–18); forced to abdicate by ibn-Saud
[huhsh] /hʌʃ/ interjection 1. (used as a command to be silent or quiet.) verb (used without object) 2. to become or be silent or quiet: They hushed as the judge walked in. verb (used with object) 3. to make silent; silence. 4. to suppress mention of; keep concealed (often followed by up): They hushed up […]
[huhsh-uh-bahy] /ˈhʌʃ əˌbaɪ/ interjection 1. (used as a command to be silent): Hushaby, baby. /ˈhʌʃəˌbaɪ/ interjection (pl) -bies 1. used in quietening a baby or child to sleep noun 2. a lullaby 1796, from hush + ending as in lullaby.